Every year IE Business School participates in the Spring Games Competition organized by IESE Business School in Barcelona. This is an annual sports festival where top business schools participate and compete in a variety of sports. This year the event took place from the 25th to the 27th of March, 2011.
An online group was created to plan the event and organize accommodation, transportation etc. Two buses took the IE team to Barcelona. The first day we attended the Inaugural Party, where we met students from schools such as LBS, INSEAD, ESADE, EADA, Oxford, and the IE Salsa Team participated in the Salsa Competition.
The sporting event started the next morning at the Barcelona Olympic stadium. IE participated in all the events – we performed well winning the following trophies.
1st prize: Women’s football, Women’s Swimming, Men’s Swimming, Men’s rugby,
Ultimate Frisbee, Badminton
2nd prize: Men’s tennis, Chess
3rd prize: Men’s Football
In Badminton IE won 4 out of the 5 trophies.
In addition to competing in all events, we were also able to explore the city and it’s nightlife.